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Posted on: September 5, 2017

[ARCHIVED] EPD on the Beat - September 2017

On September 12, EPD responded to 299 calls for service and made 22 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 302 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 29. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 249, and the number of arrests was 16. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on September 11 is 242, and the average number of arrests, 27. 

 

09/12/17 09:00, BELTLINE/RIVER ROAD

Reckless Driving – Case 1715396

Police responded to the area of westbound Beltline at the River Road onramp regarding a vehicle crash, and observed a silver 2001 Honda Accord, a white 1990 Honda Accord and a 2015 Western Star log truck at the location with damage. Police received information that the 1990 Honda was merging onto westbound Beltline and had slowed for traffic when it was struck in the rear by the 2001 Honda, driven by Earl N Hall, age 39, of Eugene. The collision subsequently pushed and rotated the 1990 Honda into the number one lane and it was struck by the log truck on the rear passenger side. Police contacted the involved drivers and received information that Hall had been driving erratically before the crash, and he was cited for Reckless Driving.


05/11/17 00:10, 4000 BLOCK OF MARSHALL AVE/JAY ST

09/13/17 00:10, CORLISS LN

Criminal Mischief and other– Case 1707445, Case 1715453 and 1715451

The 32-year-old male victim spotted another man, later identified as Jesse Daniel Coats, age 28, in his yard. Coats began yelling at the victim. Coats left and the victim got in his minivan and followed Coats. As he drove past Coats, Coats hit the minivan with an object and tried to open the door. A sergeant arrived in the area and Coats fled. Officers were unable to find him at the time. On September 13 at 12:10 a.m., an officer was conducting a patrol check at Corliss Lane, near a residence. There were two men with a Chevy Silverado and the officer approached and made casual contact. The passenger was Jesse Coats, and the other man, Preston Tiare Dudley, age 41, who was standing outside the driver door. The officer conducted a pat down of Dudley for safety and in the process came across a fake $100 bill and detained Dudley. Subsequently Dudley was found to be in possession of heroin. He was charged with Possession of Heroin. Coats was taken into custody on a warrant for the May 11 Criminal Mischief, as well as a second warrant.


09/11/17 00:18, 1580 COBURG RD

Burglary 2, Criminal Mischief 1, Criminal Mischief 2

Note: This is included as the Sheldon Branch Office is closed today, September 11, due to damage. Officers were sent to a possibly burglary in progress at the Sheldon Branch Library, 2550 Willakenzie Road in which a fire extinguisher was discharged, windows broken, and property damaged. Shortly thereafter a window was broken out at the McDonalds at 1580 Coburg Road by the two male suspects, ages 14 and 15. Another call came in of pair breaking glass doors near Jaspers at 1504 Coburg road. Officers located the pair near Sheldon high and eventually apprehended them in the field north of the school. They found that a window at Aesthetic Surgical Arts at 2550 Willakenzie had also been broken out. The two were charged with Burglary 2, Criminal Mischief 1, and Criminal Mischief 2.


09/09/17 17:00, 200 BLOCK OF LONE OAK AVE

Criminal Trespass, False Info to Police – Case 1715311

A homeowner called police after he found two people he didn’t know on his property. After the pair (later identified as Jessica Dawn Blanton, age 25, of Eugene, and Jacob Ronald Wetzell, age 24, of Eugene) left, the homeowner found signs that a fully furnished treehouse in the back had been broken into and there was trash inside, along with drug contraband. Two officers investigated this and located a vehicle, associated with the suspects, near the 600 block of Kildare. Both were in the vehicle and Wetzell initially identified himself as his twin brother. Wetzell was charged with Criminal Trespass, and Providing False Info to a Police Officer, while Blanton was charged with Criminal Trespass.


09/09/17 18:36, 2350 CUBIT ST

Robbery 3, Warrant – Case 1715235

Officers were sent to a call, where a theft suspect, Dakota Ryan Libby, age 26, of Veneta, was being held down. The victim, a 46-year-old Eugene man, reported being inside the Arco station, paying for his gas purchase when Libby ripped his wallet out of his hand and ran out of the store. The victim chased Libby to the 4100 block of Wagner Street, caught up to him and threw a punch, which missed. However, Libby dropped the wallet and the victim went back to the Arco to get his vehicle. Another customer, a 55-year-old Eugene man, at the Arco had seen the suspect running from the Arco and got on his motorcycle to follow Libby. He located Libby, grabbed Libby and held him. Another bystander saw the two struggling and intervened to help hold Libby down. Libby had two warrants (Failure of Register as a Sex Offender Failure to Appear, and a Parole violation). He was charged with Robbery in the Third Degree and taken into custody on the warrants.


09/09/17 15:42, 3600 BLOCK W 11TH AVE/BAILEY HILL RD

Unlawful Entry Motor Vehicle/Resisting Arrest – Case 1715229

Police responded to the location regarding a female subject who was observed unlawfully inside the victim’s vehicle, which was parked at an apartment, and several items were missing and out of place. Police contacted the described subject, Jessica Marie Boyle, age 22, of Roseburg, who was inside the Carl Jr’s restaurant and arrested her for Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle. During the arrest, Boyle shouted and displayed aggressive with the officers and attempted to pull away. She received an additional charge of Resisting Arrest and was transported to the Lane County Jail.


09/09/17 04:18, 1700 BLOCK OF W 6th AVE

DUII/Disorderly Conduct – Case 1715193

Police responded to the Dari-Mart convenience store at the location to conduct a welfare check of a male subject who was unresponsive on the sidewalk next to a bike. Police also received information that the described subject, Brian Adam Rogers, age 30, of Eugene, was at the Jack in the Box restaurant at 1788 W. 6th Avenue, a short time before, and rode his bike through the drive-thru area and was observed banging on the glass and behaving aggressively toward an employee after he was refused service and told to leave. Following contact with Rogers, he was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Disorderly Conduct.

 

09/08/17 23:39, W 6TH AVE/LINCOLN ST

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1715184

A police officer on patrol observed a blue 2005 Toyota Tacoma pickup that failed to maintain a single lane and nearly struck another vehicle. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and contacted the driver, Forrest Lee Brunson, age 32, of Brookings. After further investigation, Brunson was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Driving.


On September 7, EPD responded to 307 calls for service and made 34 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 309 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 25. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 284, and the number of arrests was 32. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on September 7 is 225, and the average number of arrests, 30. 

 

09/07/17 21:01, 30 DELTA NB HWY

Delivery of Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Methamphetamine, False Info to Police, Supplying Contraband (Drugs) – Case 1715108

An officer stopped a Chevrolet Corsica after the vehicle failed to maintain a lane and the officer observed equipment violations. He arrested the driver, Roland Julien Bocquel, age 27, for Reckless Driving after Bocquel failed to obey two or more traffic control devices and failed to maintain a lane. He had driven into oncoming traffic and almost caused a crash. Boquel was also driving while suspended. A female passenger in the vehicle, later identified as Trina Koreen Butler, age 31, provided a fake name. However, the officer suspected this and found her true name. Butler was in possession of drug paraphernalia, and baggies of heroin. Butler had warrants out of the Lane County Circuit Court (Failure to Appear on Possession of Heroin, Theft 2, Delivery of Heroin), Coos County circuit Court Warrant (Failure to Appear Possession of Methamphetamine), Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (Parole Violation, Possession of Heroin). She was arrested on the warrants, as well as Delivery of Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Methamphetamine, False Info to Police, Supplying Contraband (Drugs).


09/07/17 21:04, 390 E BROADWAY

Carry Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon, Interfere with Public Transport – Case 1715110

Officers were called to a disturbance on a Greyhound Bus that was stopped at Broadway and Mill. The bus driver was in a dispute with a passenger. The passenger, Frank Todd Phelps, age 53, had wanted to get off the bus and exit into traffic, which was against policy. The driver offered to take him back to the bus station, a few blocks away. Phelps exited the bus and was struggling with the driver outside the bus when the officer arrived. When officers contacted Phelps, he refused commands and started struggling with officers, grabbing at one. Another officer applied a taser after advising Phleps. He was taken into custody and found to be in possession of a slungshot. Phelps was charged with Carry Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of Restricted Weapon, Interfere with Public Transport.


09/07/17 08:12, 497 HWY 99N

Criminal Mischief 2 – Case 1715050

Police responded to the business regarding a male subject who was observed discarding sand and garbage into the heat pump for the AC at the location. Police contacted the subject, Dwayne Edward Bradley, age 52, of Eugene, and arrested him for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.


09/07/17 02:05, JEFFERSON ST/W 6TH AVE

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1715034

Police responded to the area regarding a single vehicle crash, and received information that the vehicle had been observed driving erratically before crashing into a curb. Police observed the Infinity QX4 with significant damage to the passenger side of the vehicle and also observed scattered metal fragments from the vehicle and portions of the curb that were damaged and missing. Police contacted the driver of the vehicle, Isaiah Samuel Bruce, age 24, of Eugene, and after further investigation, arrested him for DUII and Reckless Driving.


09/06/17 19:20, VALLEY RIVER DR/DELTA SB OFRP

Hit and Run – Case 1715054

Police responded to a Hit and Run crash that happened in the number one lane of eastbound Valley River Drive. Police received information that a red Dodge Challenger rear ended a Pontiac G6, and the driver of the Challenger subsequently failed to stop and exchange information with the other driver before traveling northbound onto Delta Highway. The Pontiac sustained damage to the bumper and the Challenger was observed with damage to the front bumper. Police contacted the driver of the described vehicle at his residence, Paul Anthony Wellman, age 47, and cited him in lieu of custody for Hit and run.


On September 6, EPD responded to 320 calls for service and made 20 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 305 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 24. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 287, and the number of arrests was 18. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on September 6 is 253, and the average number of arrests, 22. 

 

09/06/17 23:28, E 14TH AVE/WILLAMETTE ST

DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1715030

A police officer on patrol observed a blue 2009 Toyota Corolla traveling northbound on Willamette with the taillight out, and weaving within its lane. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and contacted the driver, Steven Robert Morris, age 24, of Eugene. After further investigation, Morris was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for DUII and Reckless Driving. He was also cited for Operation Without Required Lighting and Driving While Suspended.

 

09/06/17 22:16, 3131 W 11TH AVE

Unlawful Entry Motor Vehicle/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1715023

Police responded to Pet Time regarding a vehicle break-in in the parking lot. When police arrived, the officer contacted a male subject who was inside a vehicle belonging to the business and the subject, Charles Eugene Miller, age 42, refused to exit. He was eventually arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.


09/06/17 12:27, 400 BLOCK OF N GARDEN WAY

Criminal Trespass 1/Warrant – Case 1714964

Police responded to a residence on N. Garden Way regarding a subject who was observed in the backyard and entered the home of the residence. The subject left the residence on his bike and traveled southbound on N. Garden Way and was located by police on the 2500 block of MLK Jr. Boulevard. Following contact with the subject, Sean William Brenton, age 32, of Eugene, he was arrested for Criminal Trespass in the First Degree and two warrants. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

 

09/05/17 13:26, 1100 BLOCK OAK ST

Disorderly Conduct/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1714920

Police responded to the Diamond Parking Service lot regarding a male subject who was behaving aggressively, yelling at employees and patrons and causing alarm to people in the area and at a nearby business office. The arriving officer located and contacted the described subject, Johnny Lee Slaughter, age 57, of Eugene, and received information that he had been staying at the location at night. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Trespass.


On September 5, EPD responded to 298 calls for service and made 26 arrests. The average number of calls for service over the last seven days is 297 and the average number of arrests over the last seven days is 22. The number of calls for service on this day last year was 238, and the number of arrests was 26. Over the last three years, the average number of calls for service received on August 21 is 237, and the average number of arrests, 29. 

 

09/04/17 23:18, RIVER RD/WILKES DR

Reckless Endangering – Case 1714877

Police responded to the area regarding an occupant of a gold 1995 Honda Accord that drove by another vehicle and fired a paintball at the involved vehicle that was occupied. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office located the Honda traveling southbound on NW Expressway and conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle at N. Park Avenue. EPD contacted the suspect, Sergio Uribe Vargas, age 19, of Hayward California, and located a paintball gun in his possession. Following contact with Vargas, he was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Reckless Endangering and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree.

 

09/04/17 22:22, 1600 COBURG RD

Criminal Mischief 2 – Case 1714872

Police responded to Kozy Restaurant regarding a disorderly subject who was yelling and broke several items at the business that included a large glass window, a large planter and a bench. The officer observed the damage to the items and contacted the subject, Steven Lee Melendrez, age 20, of Eugene. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.

 

09/04/17 19:10, W 1ST AVE/JEFFERSON ST

Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest – Case 1714870

Police responded to the are regarding a female subject who was walking north in the northbound lane of traffic on Jefferson Street near W. 1st Avenue. The responding officer located the subject, Brittany Jasmine Brown, age 29, and contacted her regarding impeding vehicle traffic and arrested her for Disorderly Conduct. During the arrest, Brown attempted to pull away and struggled with officers, and received an additional charge of Resisting Arrest. She was transported to the Lane County Jail.  

 

09/04/17 05:12, COUNTRY CLUB RD/SOUTHWOOD LN

Reckless Endangering/DUII/Reckless Driving/Driving While Suspended – Case 1714864

A police officer was on patrol in the area and observed a Ford Fiesta cross over the lane lines and stop abruptly, nearly causing a crash. The officer contacted the driver, Terry Michael Fuller, age 33, of Roseburg, and observed a passenger in the vehicle. After further investigation, Fuller was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Reckless Endangering, DUII, Reckless Driving and Driving While Suspended-Felony.

 

09/04/17 02:21, GOODPASTURE ISLAND RD/GOODPASTURE LP

DUII Felony/Reckless Driving – Case 1714820

A police officer on patrol observed a 2009 tan GMC Sierra on I-105 eastbound, swerve within its lane and drove over the white lane line before turning onto the Delta northbound off-ramp without signaling the turn. The officer conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and contacted the driver, John Paul Agnew, age 36, of Derby Kansas, and arrested him for DUII-Felony and Reckless Driving. He was transported to the Lane County Jail on the charges.

 

09/04/17 01:17, 1255 HILYARD ST

Menacing/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1714818

Police responded to the hospital regarding a male subject who refused to leave the location. Police received information that the subject, Harold Douglas Maxfield Jr., age 33, of Eugene, became aggressive with employees and approached them while holding a knife and pointed the knife at the employees. The employees were subsequently able to secure the location, until police arrived and contacted Maxfield, and found him in possession of a knife. He was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for two counts of Menacing and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.  


09/03/17 20:54, CUBIT ST/WAGNER ST

Criminal Mischief 2/DUII/Reckless Driving – Case 1714807

Police responded to the area regarding a single vehicle crash and observed a 1991 Toyota 4Runner on the north side of Wagner Street that was stopped on the sidewalk and an LTD bus route sign on the ground in the eastbound lane and glass scattered in the east bound lane. Police received information that the vehicle was observed swerving in both lanes across the roadway causing alarm to several people at the bus stop who immediately left the location to avoid a possible collision with the vehicle. Police contacted the driver of the vehicle, Caleb Michael Blaser, age 21, of Eugene, and after further investigation, arrested him for DUII, Reckless Driving and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.

 

09/03/17 19:58, 4100 SCOTTSDALE ST

Burglary 1 – Case 1714809

Police responded to a burglary in progress at a residence and an involved female subject who was observed placing items on her bike after having been in the backyard of the involved residence. When police arrived, officers observed a window and door to the residence that had been left open and received information that several items had been taken from the residence. Police located the described suspect, Jessica Dawn Blanton, age 25, who was in the area of Highway 99N and Roosevelt Boulevard and contacted her regarding the burglary. She was arrested and transported to the Lane County Jail for Burglary in the First Degree and Theft in the First Degree.

 

09/03/17 14:19, 200 SILVER LN

Public Indecency/Criminal Trespass 2 – Case 1714789

Police responded to North Eugene High School regarding a male subject who exposed himself on school property to a female subject. Police located the described male subject, Reese Allan Feuerstein, age 41, of Junction City, at the location and contacted him regarding the incident. He was arrested for Public Indecency and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree. Police also contacted Feurstein regarding an incident that happened on August 21. Police responded to the 3500 block of Village Avenue at approximately 4:55 a.m. regarding a male subject who unlawfully entered a vehicle at the location and caused damage to the inside of the vehicle, and observed an additional vehicle that was left at the location by Feurstein. Following contact with Feurstein, he received additional charges for Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. He was transported to the Lane County Jail.

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